an·cil·lary /'an-sə-ˌler-ē, an-'si-lə-rē/ adj1: having a subordinate, subsidiary, or secondary natureancillary functionsan ancillary agreement2: serving as a supplement or additionancillary documents3: directly relatedancillary claims
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
abetting, accessory, added, additional, adjunct, adjuvant, advantageous, aidful, aiding, assistant, attendant, beneficial, coadjuvant, collateral, completing, conducive, contributory, cooperative, extra, helpful, in addition, ministrant, more, other, serving as an adjunct, serving as an aid, spare, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, supporting
associated concepts: ancillary acts, ancillary agreements, ancillary attachment, ancillary covenants, ancillary jurisdiction, ancillary proceeding, ancillary relief, ancillary remedies
complementing, dependent, derivational, derivative, ensuing, following, lesser, resultant, resulting, secondary, sequential, subaltern, subordinate
appurtenant, collateral (accompanying), dependent, pendent, secondary, slight, subordinate, subservient, supplementary
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Supplementary; additional; supporting.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
adj. Auxiliary; collateral; dependant; supplemental; subordinate.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
Subordinate; aiding. A legal proceeding that is not the primary dispute but which aids the judgment rendered in or the outcome of the main action. A descriptive term that denotes a legal claim, the existence of which is dependent upon or reasonably linked to a main claim.
Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.
Subordinate; aiding. A legal proceeding that is not the primary dispute but which aids the judgment rendered in or the outcome of the main action. A descriptive term that denotes a legal claim, the existence of which is dependent upon or reasonably linked to a main claim.II A proceeding which is auxiliary or subordinate to another proceeding. In probate, a proceeding in a state where a decedent owned property but was not domiciled.
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